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Peniocereus rosei
Scientific Name: Peniocereus rosei J.G.Ortega
Synonym:
Family: Cactaceae
Peniocereus  rosei Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Very heat resistant in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Bright shade to partial sun

Origin: Mexico (Jalisco, Sinaloa)

Growth Habits: Erect or climbing up to 6 feet tall (1.8 m), fleshy conical root, yellowish white, up to 4 in. wide (10 cm); green stems up to 32 inches long (80 cm), 0.4 to 0.6 in. in diameter (1-1.5 cm); young stems have 4 or 5 ribs; 8-9 spines when mature.

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage

Propagation:


Blooming Habits:
White flowers with outside segments greenish with red spots, 4 inches in diameter (10 cm), with a green, spiny, tuberculate ovary, green tube with reddish spots, 2 inches long (5 cm). The fruits are ovoid, spiny, red, 1.2 inches long (3 cm), 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm) with red pulp. The seeds are brown.

Fruiting Habits:

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